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Social Studies In Action A Methodology Workshop, K-5.
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Session 3.

Exploring Unity and Diversity


The following video segment shows how themes of unity and diversity are addressed in classroom examples.

Workshop participants.


View Video Segment: Identifying Themes in Classroom Examples

Go to this segment in the video by matching the image (to the left) on your screen. You'll find this segment approximately 11 minutes into the video. Watch for about 20 minutes.

This segment illustrates teaching strategies in several classroom examples. As you watch, take notes on the strategies teachers use to address elements of unity and diversity in terms of content, learners, and instructional strategies. This will help prepare you for the upcoming activity. Then watch the workshop participants' discussion.


Analyzing Lessons

In this interactive activity, you will analyze the teaching strategies used in the classroom examples. Read the description of each segment, describe how the teachers incorporated themes of unity and diversity into their lessons, then compare your answers.

Unity and Diversity
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A non-interactive version of this activity is available as a PDF document.

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